University of Plymouth

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

About University of Plymouth

The University of Plymouth has a strong record of excellence, enterprise and innovation across its teaching and research activities. It was awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2019/20.

Distinguished by its long-term engagement with business and the community, the university enjoys outstanding links with employers and plays a key role in civic and regional leadership.

The university has around 30,000 students, including those studying higher education at its partner colleges throughout the south west. It enjoys a high rate of graduate employment and has recently invested more than £150 million in its estate and facilities to enhance the student experience and support world-class research.

The university has embedded sustainability across its operations.

It was the first modern university to found a medical and dental school - the University of Plymouth Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry - and is the leading provider of higher education in Cornwall.

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Key statistics

  • 17.6
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 15%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 55 : 45
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
  • 17,481
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings

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